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North York’s Rat Population Growing

Arguably the least favoured for rodents, rats have been plaguing mankind for centuries. These critters have survived numerous attempts to eradicate them throughout history and seem to be the one true species that is ‘extinction-proof.’

The Rats Have Come… So Many of Them!

For North York’s citizens, the rodents are a very real and serious problem as they are currently facing the consequences of a growing rat population. The intense rat infestation is a problem that extends throughout Toronto as authorities are battling growing populations in other cities as well.

Rats will chew their way into your home.

The rodents are wreaking havoc on the lives of citizens, damaging homes and property, harboring diseases and disturbing the peace with terrible sounding screeches, especially at night.

The animals are quite destructive, chewing through building materials, furniture, and clothing among other things. And they are quite intimidating for many. They are larger than typical rats (urban rodents tend to be larger than their rural counterparts) and unlike the typical rats, are not shy during the daytime.

In addition to being a nuisance, the rat infestation presents a real threat to the health and well-being of North Yorks residents. Leptospirosis and other diseases loom wherever rats are found and some of these diseases can be deadly.

Additionally, it can be quite annoying, time-consuming and tiring to have to constantly sanitize everything in order to ensure that your family does not pick up anything rats may have deposited on any of the many surfaces in your home. Naturally, therefore, North York animal services have become more important and busy lately.

Who’s Doing What?

The city is aware of the problem and is taking steps to resolve it. But until these actions reap the desired results, residents need to protect themselves

It is important that property owners and residents also take steps to protect their own interests as the city’s efforts may not get too specific individuals in time. This includes hiring expert animal removal teams like Skedaddle to take care of their rat infestation problems.

Black small pebbles, are a sign of a rodent infestation.

Taking Control

Fortunately, included among Skedaddle list of North York animal services is rodent removal.  Since the service is designed to be both thorough and humane, our team will remove all the rodents along with the biological remains (carcasses, nest parts, and droppings) that they tend to leave behind.

But we all know that prevention is better than cure, and for those who have not yet faced the inconvenience and dangers of infestation we suggest that you act promptly. Contact Skedaddle to access our protective service. Through this service, we find and address all areas of weakness that may allow the rodents to make their way into your home. We will also provide you with advice on how to reduce or eliminate the factors that could attract rodents to your home.

Let us work together to efficiently manage the rodent problem that seems to be taking over North York.

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About the author:Founder of Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control in 1989. Canada's largest urban wildlife removal and exclusion company. Industry leader and pioneer. Split, Scram, Scoot! However you want to say it, Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control has helped over 200,000 home owners and businesses safely and effectively resolve their wildlife issues. Happy to discuss business and franchising opportunities

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